Special Events Manager with Project Management Skills Salary

Median pay for Special Events Managers with Project Management skills lies in the neighborhood of $50K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Special Events Managers with Project Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Special Events Managers with Project Management skills (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,851 - $74,000
$36K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,759
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$12.26 - $30.18
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MEDIAN: $17.41
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$0$73K
Salary $35,851 - $74,000
Bonus $0.00 - $10,768
Profit Sharing $800
Commission $6,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,504 - $73,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $12.26 - $30.18
Overtime $18.12 - $54.63
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,768
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,504 - $73,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Manager

Pay by Experience for a Special Events Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Special Events Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Special Events Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Special Events Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 33 salaries. A Special Events Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,140

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Special Events Managers with Project Management skills, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Special Events Managers with Project Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+17 percent) and Washington (+10 percent). Special Events Managers with Project Management skills in Denver take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 24 percent less than the national average. Workers in Chicago and New York earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Special Events Manager

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Special Events Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%
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